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The heart of African American commerce and culture in Atlanta at the turn of the century.
Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA
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Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

This is the place where you will find all the Martin Luther King Jr historic sites. You can ride the Atlanta Streetcar for $1. You can explore the Sweet Auburn Curb Market, they have some really delicious food! This is an African American neighborhood with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jodih792
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This street is historic. It's the street that leads from Peachtree Street to the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site. Not a single policeman present on the whole journey. A lot of insecurity, homeless, drug addicts and people asking for money. The truth is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I worked in the area for over 3 1/2 months and enjoyed it very much. I am new to the greater Atlanta area, so I feel I have really learned something about the "real" Atlanta. I hope you will make it a part of your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Sweet Auburn is an iconic area And place in Black History, each street tell a different story in History but just as important as the other. From famous black churches to the civil rights movement to Great leaders such as Martin Luther King, & so...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The streetcar makes a loop around the area and it's also a robust walk from Downtown. I had only planned on visiting MLK Jr.'s home but discovering the rich past of Auburn Avenue made for a longer stop. Sweet Auburn is in need of extra...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. You can still see his house and his church and some stores. It is a beautifully kept area, and there are many stops to make as you walk along and soak in the history. Take...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

After you visit the King Center and the National Historic Site, then it's great to tour the Sweet Auburn neighborhood where you can still get a feel of the place where Dr. King lived and worked. His house, the Ebenezer Baptist Church, the textile mill...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank RonL40
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here on our bicycle tour. The street art is interesting. Small area adjacent to MLK historic district. This was the one area where we experienced a highly verbal (obscene) man shouting down the street. I am not sure I would spend much time...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ausecl
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Did a tour of the center city venues. This was just another, don't see what all the hype is. Not impressed.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Good BBQ, we went there for a late lunch. We were excited by the word of mouth reviews and that it was a littlt bit of Auburn in Atlanta!! We had a large party and with call ahead seating. If you want a great place...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Valeria C
16 November 2018|
Response from Elantara | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that there is free parking at the Martin Luther King center, but you should call or check online first.